Stress Management for Wellness

Stress Management for Wellness

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This book provides students with readable, accessible, and easily-applied ideas and guidelines based on sound research evidence for enhancing personal wellness and the wellness of others through effective stress management. The writing style is reader-friendly, and includes many examples and personal application opportunities. It deals with central issues in the lives of today's students. This book is comprehensive, covering a wide range of topics in the stress management and wellness fields.
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  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 200 x 252 x 18mm | 920.79g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0155079433
  • 9780155079434
  • 1,408,664

Table of contents

Part I. STRESS AND WELLNESS: AN OVERVIEW. 1. The Stress Experience: Myths and Reality. 2. Passing the Test of College Stress. 3. Wellness: Beyond Normal Health. Part II. MORE ABOUT STRESS. 4. The Dynamics of Stress and Relaxation. 5. How the Stress Experience Varies. 6. Distress Symptoms: Monitoring Early Warning Signs. 7. When It Eats Away at You: Distress-Related Illnesses. Part III. DISTRESS-PRONE AND DISTRESS-RELATED INFLUENCES. 8. Distress-Prone Personality Patterns: Type A Behavior and Hostility. 9. Other Distress-Prone Personality Patterns. 10. Distress-Resistant Personality Patterns. 11. Distress-Promoting and Distress-Preventing Social Influences. Part IV. MANAGING STRESS: STRATEGIES AND METHODS. 12. Your Coping Response. 13. Health Buffers: Exercise, Nutrition, Sleep, and Healthy Pleasures. 14. It?s How You See It: Self-Talk, Beliefs, and Meaning. 15. Quieting the Mind and Body: Relaxation Methods. 16. Pacing and Balance: Managing Time. 17. Social Support: Giving and Receiving. 18. Personal Wellness and Social Commitment.
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Part I. STRESS AND WELLNESS: AN OVERVIEW. 1. The Stress Experience: Myths and Reality. 2. Passing the Test of College Stress. 3. Wellness: Beyond Normal Health. Part II. MORE ABOUT STRESS. 4. The Dynamics of Stress and Relaxation. 5. How the Stress Experience Varies. 6. Distress Symptoms: Monitoring Early Warning Signs. 7. When It Eats Away at You: Distress-Related Illnesses. Part III. DISTRESS-PRONE AND DISTRESS-RELATED INFLUENCES. 8. Distress-Prone Personality Patterns: Type A Behavior and Hostility. 9. Other Distress-Prone Personality Patterns. 10. Distress-Resistant Personality Patterns. 11. Distress-Promoting and Distress-Preventing Social Influences. Part IV. MANAGING STRESS: STRATEGIES AND METHODS. 12. Your Coping Response. 13. Health Buffers: Exercise, Nutrition, Sleep, and Healthy Pleasures. 14. It?s How You See It: Self-Talk, Beliefs, and Meaning. 15. Quieting the Mind and Body: Relaxation Methods. 16. Pacing and Balance: Managing Time. 17. Social Support: Giving and Receiving. 18. Personal Wellness and Social Commitment.
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